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Overview

This new edition for Carpentry from Delmar's Residential Construction Academy Series, introduces users to skills and information required to work professionally on any job site. Based on nationally-recognized standards set by the construction industry, this book is organized into four sections; "Tools and Materials", "Rough Carpentry", "Exterior Finish", and "Interior Finish". New topics have been added in this edition to the Power Tool, Building Foundation, Wall Framing and Finish Carpentry chapters. Extensively illustrated and succinctly written, nearly every chapter contains special "Procedure" sections that combine precise, step-by-step instructions with helpful drawings, making it easy to master tasks. Safety is emphasized and safety cautions are highlighted throughout. Definitions of industry terms at the start of each chapter are also included to help facilitate learning.

Floyd Vogt, State University of New York, Delhi

Floyd Vogt is a sixth-generation carpenter and contractor. His family operated a small business devoted to all phases of home construction, and he began working in the family business at age 15. After completing a B.A. in chemistry at the State University of New York College at Oneonta, Mr. Vogt returned to the field as a self-employed remodeler. In 1985 he began teaching in the Carpentry program at the State University of New York, Delhi. He has taught many courses, including light framing, advanced framing, math, energy-efficient construction, finish carpentry, finish masonry, and estimating. Mr. Vogt is currently a professor in the Construction Design-Build Management bachelor's degree program, where his course responsibilities include residential construction, AutoCAD, construction seminar, and physical science applications. He has also served as a carpentry regional coordinator for Skills-USA and as a post-secondary Skills-USA student advisor. Mr. Vogt is also the co-author or CARPENTRY, 6E and he is a member of a local town planning board.
  • New illustrations and line art references for power tools, building foundation, wall framing and finish carpentry allow users to get a beginning instruction on their use
  • New information on concrete form construction shows readers alternatives to foundation types including concrete masonry units (CMU), insulated concrete forms (ICF) and all-weather wood and pre-cast concrete panels
  • Added details on structural insulated panels (SIP) is included showing variations to wall framing that may occur on the jobsite
  • An English to Spanish glossary is included
  • Use and operation of aluminum trim brake is covered to round out the readers experience in construction education
Section 1: Tools and Materials
Chapter 1: Hand Tools
Chapter 2: Power Tools
Chapter 3: Wood and Wood Products
Chapter 4: Fasteners

Section 2: Rough Carpentry
Chapter 5: Blueprints, Codes, and Building Layout
Chapter 6: Concrete Form Construction
Chapter 7: Floor Framing
Chapter 8: Wall and Ceiling Framing
Chapter 9: Scaffolds, Ladders, and Horses
Chapter 10: Roof Framing

Section 3: Exterior Finish
Chapter 11: Windows and Doors
Chapter 12: Roofing
Chapter 13: Siding and Decks

Section 4: Interior Finish
Chapter 14: Insulation and Wall Finish
Chapter 15: Interior Finish
Chapter 16: Stair Framing and Finish
Chapter 17: Cabinets and Countertops

Glossary
Index

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  • ISBN-10: 141800183X
  • ISBN-13: 9781418001834
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $139.50
  • RETAIL $185.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Carpentry DVD Set II (5-8)

ISBN: 9781305086234
The Carpentry DVD Series is an integrated part of the RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: CARPENTRY package. The comprehensive two-part DVD of eight videos introduces viewers to Carpentry and its applications. You'll find studio-quality graphics, clear step-by-step demonstrations, and graphics and animations that illustrate important concepts in a visually appealing presentation. DVDs work on a television DVD player or a computer DVD drive.

Instructor's Guide

ISBN: 9781305086197
The Instructor's Resource Guide serves as an instructional resource and provides key objectives, lesson plans, teaching tips, , answers to review and workbookquestions valuable safety information, a math review and additional exercises.

Instructor's Resource

ISBN: 9781305086203
The Instructor's Resources includes PowerPoint presentations, a computerized test bank in ExamView®, , Image Library, and a Correlation to the HBI Skills Standards for Carpentry.

Workbook

ISBN: 9781305086210
The student workbook is design to help the user retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are a review of chapter objectives and key terms, an outline of key points, additional chapter questions and exercises, and job sheets to practice essential job skills.

Carpentry DVD Set I (1-4)

ISBN: 9781305086227
The Carpentry DVD Series is an integrated part of the RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: CARPENTRY package. The comprehensive two-part DVD of eight videos introduces viewers to Carpentry and its applications. You'll find studio-quality graphics, clear step-by-step demonstrations, and graphics and animations that illustrate important concepts in a visually appealing presentation. DVDs work on a television DVD player or a computer DVD drive.

CourseMate 2 term (12 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305258389
Cengage Learning's Carpentry CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Access an integrated eBook, learning tools including flashcards, quizzes, and more, all designed specifically to work with RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: CARPENTRY, 4E.